Harold Richard Browning

September 21, 1946 ~ October 16, 2019 (age 73)

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Harold Richard Browning

    Harold Richard Browning, 73, of Bainbridge, passed away peacefully on October 16, 2019. Harold was born on September 21, 1946, in Chillicothe, the son of the late Woodrow and Marguerite (Cottrill) Browning.

    Harold is survived by his loving wife, Norma Jean (Danner) Browning; children, Brian Browning, of Marietta, GA, William (Stephanie) Browning, of Hedgesville, WV, and Melissa Arledge, of Chillicothe; step-children, David Beavers, Michael Rodgers, and Debra Kay Hall; grandchildren, Kindle Demick, Jacob Arledge, Taylor Drew Browning, Marguerite “Maggie” Browning, Desire’e Browning, Brayden Browning, Summer Hall, Jeremy Taylor, and Jason Rodgers; 5 great-grandchildren; siblings, Charles Browning, Randy Browning, Ellen Moyer, Clara Treece, and Nancy Gayness; and numerous other special family members and friends whom he cherished.

    In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his step-daughter, Tracy Rodgers, and siblings, Franklin, James, and Doug Browning, and Abe DeNight.

    Harold proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era as a boiler technician.  

    Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 22 at 1:00 p.m. at the HILL FUNERAL HOME, Kingston with Rev. Shane Browning officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Pleasant Cemetery with military honors provided by the Ross County Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Monday from 4 - 7 p.m. at Hill’s.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to aid the family. Condolences can be made on Harold’s online guest registry at

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October 21, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hill Funeral Home
24 West Ing St.
Kingston, OH 45644

Funeral Service
October 22, 2019

1:00 PM
Hill Funeral Home
24 West Ing St.
Kingston, OH 45644

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